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Head Kidney

Known as: Kidney, Head, Kidneys, Anterior, Kidneys, Head 
A primitive form of vertebrate kidney that is found in adults of some primitive FISHES and in the embryos of more advanced fishes. In some species of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Neuro-endocrine and immune systems closely interact in fish, and their regulation is crucial for the maintenance of good health… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
For fish immune defences, cytokines and anti-microbial peptides (lysozyme) in circulating system play important roles. In the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
To the Editor: The recent study by Yang et al. ( [1][1]) described antigen-specific immunosuppression by Gr-1+CD11b+ myeloid… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Cells from the myeloid lineage are pluripotent. To investigate the potential of myeloid cell polarization in a primitive… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BackgroundSalmonid fishes are among the most widely studied model fish species but reports on systematic evaluation of reference… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Antiviral immunity in fish is not well understood. In mammals, Toll-like receptor (TLR) 3 is involved in double-stranded RNA… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
These studies describe the in vitro and ex vivo generation of plasmablasts and plasma cells in trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
We isolated a novel 22-residue, C-terminally amidated antimicrobial peptide, moronecidin, from the skin and gill of hybrid… Expand
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
A cDNA for the bovine growth hormone (bGH) receptor has been cloned out of a cDNA library prepared from liver of a pregnant… Expand
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
We examined the effects of acute stress on the immune system and disease resistance of juvenile chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus… Expand
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